Editor’s Note: June 2017 Issue of the Journal of the Civil War Era by Kristen Epps

The essays in this issue seek to reopen debates on topics central to our understanding of Civil War causes and the administration of the war, namely, tariffs, states’ rights, and Confederate draft exemption. Another essay revisits an important freedom suit… Continue Reading Editor’s Note: June 2017 Issue of the Journal of the Civil War Era by Kristen Epps

Congratulations to Christopher Phillips – Winner of the 2017 Tom Watson Brown Book Award

The Society of Civil War Historians and the Watson–Brown Foundation are proud to announce that Christopher Phillips is the recipient of the Tom Watson Brown Book Award. Dr. Phillips, Professor and Department Head at the University of Cincinnati, earned the award… Continue Reading Congratulations to Christopher Phillips – Winner of the 2017 Tom Watson Brown Book Award